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Quality Assurance Manager - Dry Foods Manufacturer
Conifer Specialites, Inc. - Woodinville, WA



The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for direct oversight of Inspectors and ensuring that company Quality procedures and record-keeping are carried out accurately and consistently.

Essential Functions:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Understanding and adherence to all quality systems
2. Oversight of inspection activities
3. Oversight of document control activities
4. Oversight of receiving activities
5. Oversight of costumer complaint and corrective action systems
6. Oversight of Operational Process Control data collection and analysis
7. Oversight of monthly internal-audits
8. Oversight of record keeping
9. Assists in design, deployment, improvement and revision of Conifer quality systems, documents, records and training
10. Assists in development, maintenance, and adherence to Conifer HACCP 11. Inspection activities as production schedules require
12. Backup administrator for product recall or withdrawal activities
13. Assists in the development of professional and job skills of QA personnel
14. Occasional shift work

1. Strong organizational skills. Self-directed. Reliable. Responsible.
2. Strong interpersonal skills focused on teamwork; professional demeanor
3. Detail oriented, with a commitment to quality and accuracy
4. Able to neatly and accurately fill out forms and paperwork
5. Office computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

Supervisory Responsibility:
Supervises QA Specialists and Sanitation Technicians.

Work Environment:
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Some work may take place in a warehouse setting.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
This is a Full Time position. Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the “core” work hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and must work 40 hours each week.

No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience:
1. Bachelor's Degree or Five years in Quality Assurance field
2. Five years in Food Manufacturing with extensive knowledge in G.M.P.’s.
3. Lead or supervisory experience

Preferred Education and Experience:
1. Bilingual English/Spanish writing and speaking
2. HACCP training and experience
3. Third party food safety and quality audit experience (SQF, GFSI, etc.)
4. ERP/MRP/Statistical software experience

EEO Statement:
Consistent with applicable laws, Conifer Specialties, Inc. makes all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.

Other Duties:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Benefit Package:
Includes medical, dental, term life and disability insurance, vacation time, 401K (with company matching), as well as other perks.

Salary: DOE

Required experience:

  • Food Manufacturing: 5 years


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